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The Lion King roars into 20th year as Elton John hits the high note

Audience spring to their feet with British star's surprise visit; production will head to Asia in 2018

Elton on the piano as he performs the Circle Of Life, an original song from the animated film's soundtrack which is also part of the musical. Since 1997, more than 90 million have caught the Broadway hit.

New York

THE top grossing Broadway musical of all time - The Lion King - celebrated its 20th anniversary in a big way last Sunday in New York.

British singer Elton John made a surprise appearance after a thunderous curtain call, performing for close to 1,700 invited guests - mainly...

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